Recipe: Horseradish and pomegranate margarita

Total time: 3 minutes, plus infusing time for the tequila

Servings: 1

Note: Adapted from a recipe by cocktail consultant Ryan Magarian of Liquid Relations for S-Bar. To make the horseradish-infused tequila, steep one-half cup cleaned, chopped horseradish in three-fourths cup tequila in a glass jar for 4 hours, then strain. This will keep refrigerated for 1 week.

1 1/2 ounces horseradish-infused tequila

1/4 ounce Cointreau

3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice

1/4 ounce simple syrup

1/2 ounce pomegranate juice (freshly squeezed or POM Wonderful)

Pour the tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, simple syrup and pomegranate juice into a shaker. Shake. Pour into a glass with ice. Add a lime wedge for garnish.

Each serving: 149 calories; 0 protein; 11 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 cholesterol; 3 mg. sodium.

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